• July 14, 2022
  • Press Release
  • Capcom Co., Ltd.

Resident Evil 2 Ships Over 10 Million Units Globally!
– Steady release of titles and multifaceted expansion of overall series leads to achievement of major milestone –

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that multiplatform title Resident Evil 2 has shipped over 10 million units worldwide.

Released in January 2019, Resident Evil 2 is a reimagining of the original, long-time favorite*. The title garnered critical acclaim from international media, lauded for providing a fresh horror experience, deeply immersive world and dramatic story all made possible by the latest in cutting-edge technology. Following its launch, Capcom released a steady stream of high-quality titles from the series, including Resident Evil 3 and Resident Evil Village, and executed a flexible pricing strategy that leveraged digital sales. Moreover, the company promoted the overall brand with regular content releases—such as the live-action Resident Evil series that began streaming today, July 14, on Netflix—propelling cumulative sales of Resident Evil 2 to surpass 10 million units worldwide.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all stakeholders by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities.

*The original Resident Evil 2 was released in January 1998.

[ Product Details ]

1. Title Resident Evil 2
2. Genre Survival horror
3. Platform PlayStation®5 system, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC
4. Release Date PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC: January 25, 2019
PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S: June 14, 2022

*”PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

*Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X|S are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

About the Resident Evil series:

The Resident Evil franchise features survival horror games in which players utilize a variety of weapons and other items to escape terrifying situations. Cumulative shipments of the games in the series now exceed 125 million units since the first title debuted in 1996. Now, more than 25 years later, the series continues to maintain a passionate global fanbase.